Programme

3rd October 2017

  • 11:00 Chairman’s Welcome
    Prasad Sawant, CEO, Buoyancy Consultants
  • 11:05 Organisers Welcome Address
    Bernd Aufderheide, President & CEO, Hamburg Messe und Congress
  • 11:15 Opening Keynote Address
    VAdm Ravneet Singh, Chief of Staff – Western Naval Command, Indian Navy
  • 11:30 NEW MOMENTUM: India's emerging maritime industry
    Smt. Dr. Malini Shankar, Director General, Ministry of Shipping, India (TBC)
  • 11.40 NEW MOMENTUM: Supporting the security of India’s coasts and the world’s waters
    Shri Madhu S. Nair, Chairman and Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard
  • 12.00 NEW MOMENTUM: Meeting international shipowner requirements
    Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma, President, Indian National Shipowners’ Association (INSA); Chairman, Shipping Corp. of India (SCI)
  • 12:15 NEW MOMENTUM: Welcoming modern maritime stakeholders
    Shri Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust
  • 12:30 NEW MOMENTUM: How inland waterways are changing the maritime community
    Demand for inland waterway vessels, as well as dredging vessels, is rising, and projects such as the JMVP show there is momentum behind them. Hear what the latest requirements are, who will most benefit, and why this may be the key to both India’s burgeoning manufacturing sector and the growth of the country’s middle class.
    Pravir Pandey, Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India
  • 13:00 Tea Break
  • 14:30 NEW ECONOMY: Dubai as a dynamic maritime cluster model for Asia
    Dubai’s maritime cluster has been ranked the fifth most competitive and attractive in the world. Hear what this maritime business model entails and how Dubai continues to improve its performance against international rivals. What lessons might India incorporate into its maritime community?
    The Dubai Maritime Cluster model takes into consideration multiple facets including the cluster’s legal, financial, maritime, logistics, and operational requirements and those of the cluster’s maritime clients.
    Nawfal Al Jourani, Chief Officer, Dubai Maritime Cluster Office, DMCA: Dubai Maritime City Authority
  • 15:15 NEW ECONOMY: How to create a sustainable fishing, coastal, & inland shipbuilding hub in India
    - Requirements for work boats internationally which includes feeder barges, marpol tankers, fishing boats, tugs, ro-ros and crew boats
    - India’s competitive advantages and shortcomings: labour costs, steel costs, quality control, marketing abilities, O&M understandings
    - Sustainable business models for Indian shipbuilders to consider
    - Could future fleets of ships be autonomous, especially close to the coast?
    Ramesh Prabhu, Sr Manager - Small & Medium Marine Engine Business, Yanmar India
  • 15:45 NEW ECONOMY: Accurate fuel measurement and IMO & MRV regulations
    Accurately forecasting fuel requirements is a complex problem, especially when multiple solutions are involved for maximum impact. Learn what tools are proving best, what the future holds for flowmeters, calibrators and developing technologies, and how to meet IMO and MRV regulations.
    Alexandre Picca, Area Sales Manager – Asia & Eastern Europe, KRAL
  • 16:15 End of conference day
  • 18:00 Exhibition closes

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4th October 2017

  • 11:30 Chairman’s Welcome
    Prasad Sawant, CEO, Buoyancy Consultants
  • 11:40 SMART CARGO: How digitization will change how freight is moved efficiently and with greater transparency
    Smart cargo and fleet management is in our future, following the launch of predictive maintenance. A lower cost, smart shipping model will give India a greater international competitive advantage, and further assure the success of Make in India. Hear what lessons and requirements India’s freight forwarders have to share with the Indian maritime industry, as their customers demand greater data-based transparency and guarantees on the movement of cargo.

    Vivek Kele, President, AMTOI: Association of Multimodal Transport Operators
  • 12:15 SMART SHIPYARDS: How advanced production processes reduced labor, increased quality & reliability at a Russian shipyard
    - High-precision plasma and laser cutting of metal plates
    - Minipower rotation-local and local bending of hull parts
    - Hybrid laser arc welding of sections micropanels
    - Robotized welding of micropanels
    - Highly productive cleaning, painting of hull sections and blocks in stationary chambers & at building berths
    - Modular-aggregate installation of shipboard equipment
    Computer modelling, optimization of parameters, employment of resource-saving technologies, and strategic mechanization and automation will also be discussed.

    Aleksandr Mikhailov, Head of Lab (Power Plants, Machinery & Systems Installation & Dismantling Technologies), JSC Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center (JSC SSTC)
    Aleksei Vasilev, Head of Lab (Shipbuilding Technology), JSC Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center (JSC SSTC)
  • 13:00 Break
  • 14:15 SMART DATA: Digitizing the maritime lifecycle
    - Identifying and managing data created and stored across the total life cycle of a shipping system.
    - Coordinating digitization, as all aspects must work in concert
    - Creating a timeline that can be accepted by all, despite disparate schedules and time demands
    - Assigning responsibility for data in all its stages
    - Creating new dialogues and understanding among colleagues who might not always communicate regularly
    - Creating cyber security protocols to adhere to across the industry

    Manav Gandhi, Sr. Manager-Business Development & Sales (M&S), Siemens
    R. Srinivas, Project Lead, Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)
    Rune Nygaard, Business Manager, Wilhelmsen Ships Service
  • 15:00

    NEW REQUIREMENTS: Challenges & opportunities in meeting the Tier III standards and other emission requirements

    Discuss the most stringent emission requirements yet for vessels in NOx Emission Control Areas, and how to assure your engines will pass periodic inspections. The different types of dedicated NOx emission control technologies will be compared including exhaust gas recirculation and selective catalytic reduction.

    What are potential cost and efficiency benefits of compliance with the latest International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements and the Indian Shipping industry’s preparedness regarding this? 
    What is the impact of fuel quality on emission compliance and how global and Indian oil industry is geared up to do so?

    And what mistakes have early adopters made from which the rest of the maritime community can learn? High-level representatives from Engine makers,
    Users, Classification Societies, and the Oil & Lube sector will present their point of view and discuss with you.

    Don’t miss it!


    Session Chair: Dr. RK Malhotra, Director General, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries
    Casper Hededal Svendsen, Head of Emission Control, MAN Diesel & Turbo Copenhagen
    Anuj Singh, Marine Client Support Manager, Lloyd’s Register Asia
    Dr. SSV Ramakumar, President Indian NMA & Director R&D, Indian Oil
    Dr. Claus Jacob, Vice Director, BASF
    Mr. Rajesh Sood, Sr. VP & Director Designate T&OS, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)
  • 17:00 End of Conference
  • 18:00 Exhibition closes

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